Ton, 61, is married and resides with her husband in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. She and her husband have been involved in an agricultural business for over twenty years. They have extensive experience and they are successful in their careers. They are involved in growing rice and fattening up cattle. Additionally, her husband is a construction foreman. They earn approximately USD 8 per day. In order to improve her husband’s business, Ton is requesting a loan of USD 1500 to purchase construction equipment to use in his work. In the future, she would like to expand her husband’s business to be able to get larger construction projects.
KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc., is one of Kiva’s most established partners in Southeast Asia. The organization empowers the economically-active poor and small entrepreneurs by providing inclusive financial services. Beyond loans, KREDIT offers low-income clients complementary training in debt management, savings and budgeting. In addition, KREDIT partners with NGOs to offer training in primary health care, agricultural techniques and HIV/AIDS awareness.
For more information on KREDIT, please visit its partner page. If you would like to engage more with KREDIT and its borrowers, you can also join its lending team, KREDIT MFI Cambodia.